Tag: marquetry

The British Pullman Train.

The British Pullman Train. When Belmond, first bought the Pullman Cars to be The British Pullman train, we were tasked with the restoration to the marquetry panels.  The work began in the late 1970s, when an invoice was found in a filing cabinet at the train’s depot. It was dated back to when Albert Dunn made the original marquetry panels…

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Builders Tersons Ltd

Builders Tersons Ltd

Marquetry panels for builders Tersons Ltd The marquetry panels for builders Tersons Ltd are commission for the reception hall at Winston House. In the main ground floor area, there are two large marquetry panels showcasing the art of the builder’s trade. The larger marquetry panel showcases the manual tools of the builder and the smaller panel shows the more modern…

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Gallaher Group

Gallaher Group

Marquetry panels at Granite House, Gallaher Group. Gallaher Tobacco Company, Gallaher Limited. Two large landscape marquetry mural inlay panels and one smaller marquetry panel were commission for the Gallaher group, Gallaher Limited. Formerly in situ in the new reception hall at Granite House, Cannon Street London. Then moved to 65 Kingsway, London and then finally to Brooklands racing circuit, Weybridge.…

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The Northern Belle – Pullman Car Warwick

The Northern Belle – Pullman Car Warwick Restoration. Restoration to Pullman Car Warwick. It was a sad day when I leant the news of the Pullman Car Warwick had caught fire. The Northern Belle has always been close to the heart so when hearing the news, it was devastating. Fortunately, the fire was only to one corner of the carriage…

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Making the British Pullman Marquetry Sign Panel.

Making the British Pullman Marquetry Sign Panel.

Making the British Pullman marquetry sign panel. It’s certainly exciting to get a call from Belmond. From the very beginning, with the making of the marquetry panels for the original Pullman Cars and Wagon-Lits. Each carriage in their own style to the present day. Belmond and ourselves have worked closely together. Things have changed too. There used to be endless…

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The Northern Belle

The Northern Belle

The Northern Belle Train How it begun. Based up North, The Northern Belle luxurious train offers day return journeys and fine dining trips in England, Scotland and Wales. In the year 2000, the Northern Belle began. It was the sister company to Belmond’s The British Pullman in London. In tune with The British Pullman, the Northern Belle train carriages have…

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